Form 4-6 Science Curriculum (gr. 9-12)

Four Year Sample High School Plan

  • Biology or botany (1 day a week, all four years)
  • Other science topics taken term by term (3 days a week, possible rotation below)
grade Term 1 Term 2 Term 3
9 Chemistry, part 1
Wonders of Chemistry (1st third)
Physics, part 1
For the Love of Physics (1st third)
Weather or Astronomy
10 Chemistry, part 2
Wonders of Chemistry (2nd third)
expected Aug 2017*
Physics, part 2
For the Love of Physics (2nd third)
expected Nov 2017*
Geology
11 Chemistry, part. 3
Wonders of Chemistry (3rd third)
expected Aug 2018*
Physics, part. 3
For the Love of Physics (2nd third)
expected Nov 2018*
Technology
& Engineering
12 Astronomy
or
Dual enrollment/AP Science
Student Choice
or
Dual enrollment/AP Science
Student Choice
or
Dual enrollment/AP Science

*These are only estimated dates.  They could be completed sooner or a bit later.

Weekly Schedule

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5
biology
40 min.
science
(such as chemistry)
40 min.
science
(such as chemistry)
40 min.
experiment
(such as a chemistry exp)
40 min.
another book
20 min.
(12th grade only)

 

In this survey of biology, students will be introduced to the principles and tools of biological study, food webs, life processes, some anatomy, adaptation, natural selection, extinction, cell theory, simple…

Part 1 of 3. In this high school study guide, students will be introduced to the principles and tools of the study of chemistry.

Part 1 of 3. In this high school study guide, students will learn how broad the scope of physics is, including measurement, the laws of motion, pressure, and light.